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SINGLE-USE ITEMS

PROHIBITED

  • Polystyrene (no. 6), polyvinyl chloride (no. 3)*, and compostable (no. 7 PLA and PHA) plastics
  • Black plastic*

*Except for foods not ready for immediate consumption.

SINGLE-USE ITEMS

AUTHORIZED

FIRST CHOICE

Paper or cardboard, molded or pressed pulp (wood, then other cellulose fibers) without plastic laminate.

  • If surface protection is required, choose one that is water based or a bio-based plastic laminate that is certified compostable (in accordance with standards BNQ 0017-088 or ASTM D6868 or EN 13432).


After use:

If the containers are empty and all food residues have been removed,

  • RECYCLE them

If it is not possible to remove all of the food (or the containers are soaked with food),

  • COMPOST them (brown bin)

SECOND CHOICE

Clear or transparent plastics other than 3, #6 and #7.

  • Prioritize using rPET plastic.


After use:

  • RECYCLE them

Refer to the following list of suppliers (manufacturers and/or distributors) to help choose your products. If you know of other relevant products that should be listed here, send us an email at fournisseur@guichetguta.ca

THINKING ABOUT REUSING?

EVEN BETTER!

There are far too many single-use containers in circulation, even though they are compliant with City of Montreal and Government of Canada regulations.

We’ve created a guide to help you better understand how to prioritize the use of reusable dishware and containers. We have everything to gain: a sustainable and visionary city, a population that is proud to live in it, and a healthier wallet and planet!

Best practices